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-‘42’

Theatre Release: April 12, 2013 by Warner Bros; PG-13 (themes and language); Historical Drama; Directed By: Brian Helgeland; Cast: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie 42 is a movie that should be seen for many different reasons. First of all it is a very good movie (but not quite great) with a number […]

-Dolphin Tale

*Now Available on DVD Review by Dana Chaffin Dolphin Tale is now available on DVD at most movie retail stores (such as Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart) and at www.dolphintalemovie.com. This film is based on the inspiring true story of Winter the dolphin and her amazing human rescuers from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA). Winter […]

-The Way Home

DVD: Available on October 26, 2010  by Red Five Entertainment; Directed by:  Lance W. Dreesen; Run time: 91 minutes; Cast: Dean Cain (Randy Simpkins), Lori Beth Edgeman (Christal Simpkins),  Sonny Shroyer (Volunteer Ed Walker), Tom Nowicki (Sheriff Tony Reeves), Brett Rice (Fire Chief Gary Thomas) A movie based upon an inspirational true story. Randy Simpkins and […]

-The Nativity Story (PG)

New Line Cinema, 12/1/06, Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke, 101 Min., Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes (Mary), Oscar Isaac (Joseph), Shohreh Aghdashloo (Elizabeth), Stanley Townsend (Zechariah), Ciaran Hinds (Herod The Great). Come see this movie, it is time well spent, even during the busy Christmas season.  After all it is the story of the season and actually well […]

-Flags of Our Fathers (R)

Warner Bros., oct. 2006, directed by Clint Eastwood.  Starring: Ryan Phillipe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach. The film is far different than the trailers would seem to indicate.  It is really two separate stories. First there is the story of the battle for Iwo Jima, one of the greatest sieges in American military history.  Over 7,000 […]

-One Night With The King (PG)

Gener8xion Entertainment, Oct. 2006, Directed by Michael O.Sajbel.  Starring: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Rhys-Davies, James Callis, John Noble, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Jr., with Omar Sharif, and Peter O’Toole. This movie was well worth seeing.  Excellent camera work and visuals.  Extraordinary sets, magnificent costumes, and pageantry.  Top flight actors and acting.  I clapped with everyone […]

-World Trade Center (PG-13)

Paramount Pictures, 2006, Directed by Oliver Stone.  Starring: Nicolas Cage, Michael Pena This is an excellent movie.  Not at all the usual Oliver Stone movie.  No conspiracy theories, no politics, just the story of regular folks caught in the midst of a huge event and their heroic responses to the situation.  The acting is quite […]

-United 93 (R)

Universal Pictures, 2006   Directed by: Paul Greengrass The picture begins immediately without the usual trailers.  The first scene starts with the terrorists praying in a motel room. There is a window in the background and you can see the Twin Towers touching the New York skyline once more.  Right away it hits you that this […]

-End of The Spear (PG 13)

This is still the best film that I have seen all year (besides Narnia).  I am glad that I saw it before I was exposed to all the controversy about one of the actors. Turns out that the producers did not know before hand, that their main actor was homosexual.  Here is what I wrote […]